The Firekeeper’s Daughter: A Review

✶⋆ Welcome to a new post in Books From Fangorn! I’m happy to announce that this time, it is going to be a book review. Have you read The Firekeeper’s Daughter by Angeline Boulley? I wrote a short review on GoodReads but, I feel the necessity of writing a longer review… NO spoilers here. But…

Letters from Father Christmas Read-Along – Reading Guide

The last Tolkien Tuesday of the year is here, and December is also ending. But before we say goodbye to this month, I would like to sum up the first read-along I hosted this month: we read J. R. R. Tolkien’s Letters from Father Christmas. I was really looking forwards to organizing a book discussion…

Global Tolkien – A Roundtable

Following the interest generated by the Tolkien and Diversity panel at Oxonmoot 2020, (hosted by Sultana Raza), another panel on Global Tolkien was proposed and accepted by the Tolkien Society for Oxonmoot 2021. The idea for this panel was formed because of a troubling trend among some SFF and Tolkien enthusiasts against diversity in fandoms and interpretations of SFF…

Christmas in Fangorn

Can you feel the special atmosphere in the air? Can you smell those familiar perfumes that bring memories? Can you see all those beautiful decorations? It is almost Christmas time! Yey! Christmas is almost here, and in Books from Fangorn, we are preparing for Christmas and we are inviting you to join the celebrations! For…

Bibliographics / Librografías

✶⋆ English Version July is almost over, but not yet. On Instagram, I have been sharing some infographics I have made with information about different authors and their respective work. This type of post had the main aim to generate more discussion over literature. I’m very glad by the welcoming results and interactions that these graphics…

Elizabeth Gaskell and the Fallen Women

This time we are going to imagine ourselves in the Victorian Era. Let’s walk through the dirty streets in the big cities like Manchester or London. We can think of Charles Dickens’s novels as Hard Times. Now, let’s imagine a society of double moral standards. Morality was supposed to be strict, but in reality, people…

Celebrating World Art Day 2021 With Literature and Art

Did you know that today, April 15th, is World Art Day? I am writing this post to celebrate this special day. Art can be present in our daily lives in different forms: in what we look at, how we dress, in the decorative objects that might be part of our house. Art is also straightly…

J.R.R. Tolkien and the Women of his Imagination

Today, March 8th, we celebrate an important day: happy international women’s day! But at the same time, Middle Earth celebrations have not stopped. I decided to write a post commemorating those two special events. I am going to show you what eight female characters from J. R.R. Tolkien’s works taught me. It has always seemed…